Tag Archives: responsible

Roseville, CA: Placer SPCA offers spay/neuter vouchers for pit bulls in November

Placer SPCA offers spay, neuter vouchers for pitbulls

Responsible ownership key to good behavior, experts say

By Jenifer Gee Journal Staff Writer

[…] For the month of November, the Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is offering free spay and neuter surgery vouchers for pitbull and pitbull mix pets.[…]

For more information, call Placer SPCA at (916) 782-7722 ext. 201 or apply online at placerspca.org

Full article retrieved 11/4/09 from http://auburnjournal.com/detail/133969.html?content_source=&category_id=&search_filter=&user_id=&event_mode=&event_ts_from=&event_ts_to=&list_type=&order_by=&order_sort=&content_class=1&sub_type=&town_id=

Kingston, NY: Free training available for pit bulls, owners

Free training means a safer community. I’m not sure what the article means when it says the free training is for “young people.”

Free training available for pit bulls, owners

Published: Friday, October 30, 2009
Freeman staff

KINGSTON — Starting Monday, young people in the city who own pit bulls can take part in a free training program geared at teaching the dogs basic manners and the owners responsibility.

[…] Train-A-Bull will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. the next six Mondays at the Clinton Avenue United Methodist Church, which is at 122 Clinton Ave. in Midtown Kingston.

The training is free. To sign up, call (845) 399-6136.

Full article retrieved 10/30/09 from http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2009/10/30/news/doc4aea6ca8d5f8d291246174.txt

Chicago, IL: Safe Humane Chicago fights violence

StopBSL supports and encourages efforts, such as this one, to make communities safer and more humane. We can all make a difference.

Dogged determination

Cynthia Bathurst works to stop violence by helping animals and people peacefully co-exist

By William Hageman, Tribune reporter
October 18, 2009

[…] Bathurst, of Chicago, is co-founder and principal director of Safe Humane Chicago, an ambitious 2-year-old effort to fight violence by promoting compassion for animals as well as people. The program uses schools, churches and community groups — more than 60 organizations have lined up behind her — to get the anti-violence message to citizens in high-crime areas.

Especially young citizens: Get kids to treat animals with care and respect, and you’re on the right track. […]

Full article retrieved 10/19/09 from http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/family/chi-1018-bathurstoct18,0,7063324,full.story

Maricopa County, AZ: Free spay/neuter for “pit bulls”

Through the end of October, you can even get paid $20 for each “pit bull” you have spayed or neutered. Maricopa County residents only.

More info here: http://www.lostourhome.org/resources/low-cost-spayneuter-clinics/

Moses Lake, WA article: Moses Lake discusses dog ordinance (BSL suggested)


Moses Lake discusses dog ordinance

By Candice Boutilier
Columbia Basin Herald staff writer

MOSES LAKE – The Moses Lake City Council discussed the dangerous-dog ordinance as it pertains to pit bulls and public safety Tuesday night.

A decision was not made.[…]